Jaguar Land Rover, Daimler production scaled back due to chip shortage


2020 Land Rover Defender

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LONDON – The global chip shortage is continuing to wreak havoc at some of the world’s biggest carmakers.

Britain’s Jaguar Land Rover announced Thursday that it has been forced to stop car production for a “limited period” at its Castle Bromwich and Halewood manufacturing plants in England as a result of the chip shortage, which has been going on for several months now.

“Like other automotive manufacturers, we are currently experiencing some Covid-19 supply chain disruption, including the global availability of semi-conductors, which is having an impact on our production schedules and our ability to meet global demand for some of our vehicles,” a…


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